is a financial
services group operating in Northern Europe
, based in Stockholm
. It is the result of the successive mergers and acquisitions of the Swedish
and Norwegian banks
of Nordbanken, Merita Pankki, Unibank and Kreditkassen that took place between 1997
Nordea currently serves more than 9 million personal and 600,000 corporate customers. The group also operates an internet bank, which is the world leader of internet banking in terms of customers, with more than 2.6 million.
See also: List of Swedish companies, List of Finnish companies, List of Danish companies, List of Norwegian companies